World’s first refinish paint made with certified biomass balance approach

In Germany, BASF’s Coatings division launched new product lines in Europe for its Glasurit and R-M refinish paint brands that make automotive refinishing more...

Clairy launches biobased natural air purifier on Kickstarter

In California, Clairy introduced their latest technological advancement in air purification: NATEDE, on Kickstarter. The name NATEDE comes from Clairy’s unique and proprietary product...

Developments at Anellotech Bring 100% Bio-based Plastic Bottle Closer to Reality

In New York, Anellotech achieved new milestones at its TCat-8 pilot plant in Texas, progressing its 100% bio-based bottle collaboration with global consumer beverage...

Research Team Creates New Company, Spinthesis, for Spider Silk Biomaterial Production

In North Dakota, North Dakota State University researchers are finding ways to use spider silk as flexible metal conductors and in medical treatments. The...

No Air? No Explosion! Biodegradable Tire with Replaceable Treads Can’t Blowout on Road

In South Carolina, Michelin is expanding on the sustainability of cars by focusing on a new tire made of fully biodegradable biomaterials and utilizing...

Oboya collaborates with Gaia on biomaterials for crop products

In Sweden, Oboya Horticulture Industries AB signed a long-term cooperation agreement on environmentally friendly biomaterials with Gaia Biomaterials AB. The agreement means that Oboya...

Brain regeneration can happen thanks to silk biomaterial

In Spain, researchers from the Polytechnic University of Madrid developed a silk biomaterial that can increase the survival of transplanted stem cells into the...

Tuskegee researchers solve cellulose bioplastics challenge

In Alabama, Tuskegee University researchers have discovered a cellulose dispersion method that could help bioplastics overcome some of the performance issues that limit its...

Canadian Government to Develop First Algal Biorefinery Project for Biofuels and Biomaterials

In Canada, the Government of Canada is making an effort to double funding for clean energy and clean technology by 2020 as part of...

Genetics Gives Glimpse Into Deep Ocean Creatures

In California, Stanford University researchers are taking advantage of the latest DNA analysis technologies to get a more complete picture of what actually goes...

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Corbion to build new PLA plant, exit FDCA

In the Netherlands, food ingredients and biobased products major Corbion disclosed its 2020-2025 strategy, which includes increasing investments in natural food preservation and lactic...

Sweetgreens upgrades compostable bowls after PFAS revelation

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Service allows parents to mail back dirty diapers for composting

In Arizona, a compostable diaper company has launched a subscription service to send clean diapers to parents and receive return shipments of the used...